Bug 77105 - FILEOPEN PDF Import: rotated text is edited only character by character
Summary: FILEOPEN PDF Import: rotated text is edited only character by character
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Draw (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) Master
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: vvort
Whiteboard: target:4.3.0
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-04-06 12:47 UTC by vvort
Modified: 2014-04-08 14:58 UTC (History)
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Example PDF (9.66 KB, application/pdf)
2014-04-06 12:47 UTC, vvort
Visualization of the problem (16.24 KB, image/png)
2014-04-06 12:50 UTC, vvort
Fix for the problem (12.73 KB, patch)
2014-04-06 12:50 UTC, vvort
Another test file (13.92 KB, application/pdf)
2014-04-08 05:53 UTC, vvort

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Description vvort 2014-04-06 12:47:12 UTC
Created attachment 96979 [details]
Example PDF

If you try to edit rotated text, which is imported from PDF, you will see that it can be edited only character by character.
Comment 1 vvort 2014-04-06 12:50:10 UTC
Created attachment 96980 [details]
Visualization of the problem

Here is fix for this problem.
Image (before/after) and patch are attached.

I am planning to make some more fixes before this code will go to gerrit.
Comment 2 vvort 2014-04-06 12:50:42 UTC
Created attachment 96981 [details]
Fix for the problem
Comment 3 vvort 2014-04-08 05:53:12 UTC
Created attachment 97054 [details]
Another test file
Comment 4 vvort 2014-04-08 05:53:42 UTC
Fixed here:
Comment 5 Caolán McNamara 2014-04-08 14:58:03 UTC
A patch related to this issue has been pushed to "master":


fdo#45001 fdo#77105 PDF Import: rotated text fixes

The patch should be included in the daily builds available at
http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/ in the next 24-48 hours. More
information about daily builds can be found at:
Affected users are encouraged to test the fix and report feedback.

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